Imaginable cosmic energy Vs Unimaginable God

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Imaginable cosmic energy Vs Unimaginable God

The entire creation other than the unimaginable God is manifestation of the imaginable cosmic energy, which was created by the unimaginable God. This process of creation of imaginable cosmic energy by unimaginable God is unimaginable because any link between unimaginable and imaginable is always unimaginable. The space is invisible cosmic energy and the fire is visible cosmic energy. Matter is another manifested form of cosmic energy existing in gaseous state, liquid state and solid state. Space (aakaasha), fire (agni), gas (vayu), liquid (jalam) and solid (pruthivi) are the five elements that constitute the entire creation. Apart from these five elements, work (karma) is another form of cosmic energy.

Work involves working materials, which may be matter and other forms of cosmic energy. Awareness is a special work form of cosmic energy, involving brain and nervous system as working materials. The transfer of information from senses to brain is a specific work that takes place in the specific nervous system. Electricity, sound, heat, light, magnetism, etc. are other different forms of cosmic energy only. Therefore, the entire creation leaving the unimaginable creator is a continuous infinite ocean of cosmic energy only. All the manifestations of cosmic energy are unreal with respect to the basic cosmic energy. The basic cosmic energy is inert and the awareness is also essentially the basic inert cosmic energy only.

Awareness treated as the basic inert cosmic energy is called as the soul (Atman) and the awareness treated as the work form is called as individual soul (Jeeva). The soul loses its boundaries and merges with the infinite ocean of cosmic energy, which is called as Brahman in the sense ‘The Greatest’.
When the same soul or cosmic energy is treated as awareness, it becomes a specific manifestation of cosmic energy called as work and hence, is termed as ‘individual soul’. This individual soul or specific work exists in four ways.

The first way of work is mind (manas), doing the work of thinking in different ways (sankalpa and vikalpa).

The second way of work (buddhi) is making a decision (adhyavasaya).

The third way of work (chitta) is the process of knowing (samjnana) and storing the information that can be remembered again (smarana).

The individual soul is a bundle of these four types of works (antahkaranam). Both the soul and the individual soul fall under the phase of creation, which is imaginable. Even the Brahman, the infinite cosmic energy, is imaginable only. This Brahman is also called as ‘Karya Brahman’, which is the unimaginable manifestation of the unimaginable God only. The unimaginable God is called as ‘Kaarana Brahman’ or Parabrahman. The word ‘Brahman’ can be used to any item, which is greatest in a category. For example, the Veda is called as Brahman since it is the greatest among the sacred books.

If the individual soul goes down very near to its basis, the soul, it becomes almost inert and becomes devoid of the activities of doer (kartaa) and enjoyer (bhokta). If you go down completely and become the soul, you will enter into deep sleep. Just before deep sleep, you will remain in the state of self awareness, in which you are aware of nothing other than the awareness. This is the state of perfect meditation. This state is the junction of awareness and deep sleep.

In this state, you will lose the activity of doer and enjoyer. But, even such awareness is not God, since such awareness is also dependant on the supply of inert energy by digestion of food and the functioning nervous system. Such awareness is limited to a living body only and is not the infinite ocean of inert cosmic energy. The advaita philosophers stand in this state of junction between awaken state and state of deep sleep and claim merits of both the states.

They take the merit of awaken state, which is awareness. They also take the merits of infinite cosmic energy like continuous infinity and the three characteristics of creator, ruler and destroyer of the world. Hence, their Brahman is the result of the synthesis from both the states and has no practical validity of existence.